Froyo starts hitting Galaxy S phones

Starting now for lucky selesct European countries; will flood the world soon.

Published Fri, Oct 15 2010 10:42 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:33 PM CST
Samsung promised that all of their many Galaxy S smartphones around the world would receive the Android 2.2 "Froyo" update, and they have started making good on that promise. Countries in the Nordic region are the first to get an official taste of Froyo starting today.

Froyo starts hitting Galaxy S phones |

Rollout to other European countries is expected to start soon, and then "Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Asia, North America, Africa and rest of the world" after that. With five million handsets to update, it's understandable it could take a while. Check out the list of fixes after the break.

Android 2.2 JPM for the Galaxy S reportedly adds the following: (Courtesy of Engadget)
Android 2.2 JIT compiler
Adobe Flash Player 10.1 compatibility
New Android Market with auto-updating
Speed improvements
Pinch-to-zoom homescreen flyover
Improved default keyboard
Quick links to "GPS" and "Auto rotation" toggles on notification bar added
Slightly different graphics and transitions with app drawer and default icon dock
Colored icons in settings
Colored settings icons
Media Hub
Darker menu theme, navy blue color
Better Exchange support
Video records in MP4 format
New Search widget
New Gmail application
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